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Quality of supportive care for patients with advanced cancer in a VA medical center.

Malin JL, O'Neill SM, Asch SM, Dy SM, Walling AM, Tisnado D, Antonio AL, Lorenz KA. Quality of supportive care for patients with advanced cancer in a VA medical center. Journal of palliative medicine. 2011 May 1; 14(5):573-7.

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Abstract:

This study suggests that the quality of supportive care for patients with advanced cancer can be greatly improved. Future efforts should use the ASSIST indicators to evaluate the quality of supportive care in larger and more diverse cohorts of advanced cancer patients.





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